Lithobrake Exploration Technologies (LET) (formerly LETech) CKAN

A parts pack for exploring other worlds, and returning home. Pods, large legs, large chutes, service bays, long ladders, etc for Kerbal Space Program.

License: CC-BY-NC-SA

Game Version: 1.12.3

Downloads: 101,930

Mod Website: Forum Thread

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Followers: 342

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Lithobrake Exploration Technologies (LET)

A parts pack that is focused on exploring other worlds, and returning safely to Kerbin. The emphasis is on surface exploration, particularly with large rockets and large landers. This pack includes fifteen (15) large parts.

By zer0Kerbal, originally by Ed T. Toton III a.ka. NecroBones/Orvidius

adopted with express permission and brought to you by KerbSimpleCo

Lithobrake Exploration Technologies

brought to you by KGEx

Features

This mod adds fifteen stockalike parts * A four-kerbal Capsule and a three-kerbal Lander Can LETpod2m4k LETlander2mX3
* Two: sets of large landing legs * "medium" will handle Mainsails * "large" works with Mammoths

LETleg1 LETleg2 * Three large stackable and radial parachutes
LETchute1m LETchute2m LETchuteR1 * Three (1m, 2m and 3m) static ladders
LETladderF1m LETladderF2m LETladderF3m * Two (5m and 8m) very long deployable ladders LETladderD5m LETladderD8m * Three service bays / rover garages. LETbay2mExp LETbay2mOct1 LETbay2mOct2

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Part of the NecroBones suite of mods, that work nicely together:**

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Cabin notes

  • This pack is essentially feature and part complete.
  • There should be no additional parts.
  • There should be no more major version (0.5.0.0) after this one.
  • Any minor releases will be for additional patches and improvements
  • I have not personally tested the patches
  • Have a request?
  • Glad to have them!
    • Kindly submit through GitHub.

Help Wanted

  • Assistance with converting Landing Legs (see github issues)
  • Custom IVA's
  • Alternative Tech Tree integration
  • Tech Tree Balancing
  • Variant textures

Localization

  • English English
  • 简体中文 Simplified Chinese (简体中文) - 🧧 Thank you @beefpatty!
  • your translation here

HELP WANTED - See the README in the Localization folder for instructions for adding or improving translations. GitHub push is the best way to contribute. Additions and corrections welcome!


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See More

  • Discussions and news on this mod: See Discussions or KSP Forums
  • Changelog Summary for more details of changes : See ChangeLog
  • Known Issues for more details of feature requests and known issues : See Known Issues
  • GitHub Pages : See Pages

Installation Directions

Use CurseForge/OverWolf App (currently does not install dependencies) [^1]

CurseForge/OverWolf App

or CKAN [^1]

Dependencies

Supports


*red box below is a link to forum post on how to get support*

How to get support

Be Kind: Lithobrake, not jakebrake! Keep your Module Manager up to date

Credits and Special Thanks

  • NecroBones for creating this mod
  • beefpatty for providing the Simplified Chinese (简体中文) translation

Legal Mumbo Jumbo (License provenance)

Current (1) - zer0Kerbal

Forum: Thread - Source: GitHub
License: License License

Disclaimer(s)

All bundled mods are distributed under their own licenses
All art assets (textures, models, animations, sounds) are distributed under their own licenses

Original (0) - Author: NecroBones/Orvidius

Forum: Thread - Download: SpaceDock - Source: ksp.necrobones.com
License: License License

[^1]: this isn't a mod. ;P [^2]: may work on other versions (YMMV) [^3]: Be Kind: Lithobrake, not jakebrake! Keep your Module Manager up to date!


Track progress

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Version 0.5.0.0-adoption for Kerbal Space Program 1.12.3

Released on 2022-04-07

Changelog

| modName | Lithobrake Exploration Technologies (LET) | | ---------- | ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ | | license | CC-BY-NC-SA-4.0 | | author | NecroBones and zer0Kerbal | | forum | (https://forum.kerbalspaceprogram.com/index.php?/topic/206860-*) | | github | (https://github.com/zer0Kerbal/zer0Kerbal/LithobrakeExplorationTechnologies) | | curseforge | (https://www.curseforge.com/kerbal/ksp-mods/LithobrakeExplorationTechnologies) | | spacedock | (https://spacedock.info/mod/93) | | ckan | LithobrakeExplorationTechnologies |


Version 0.5.0.0 - Adoption - Land Boldly and Safely Return

  • 10 Feb 2022
  • For Kerbal Space Program 1.12.3

Update patches

  • rename
  • add header
  • add footer
  • add :NEEDS
  • add :FOR

Localization

  • [en-us.cfg] Additions
  • LETech-door-open = Doors open

  • LETech-door-clos = Doors close

  • LETech-door-togl = Door toggl

  • LETech-light-open = Lights on

  • LETech-light-on = Lights off

  • LETech-light-off = Lights toggle

  • updates #24 - Localization - English (United States) <en-us.cfg>
  • updates #23 - Localization - Master

Part config updates

  • closes #65 #66, #67 #68 #69 #70 #71 #72 #73 #74 #75 #76 #77 #78 #79
  • General Changes
  • lint pass
  • formatting pass
  • drag cubes
  • thumbs
  • [LETpod2m4k]
  • Command Pod
  • reduced [mass] from 5 to 3.6
  • mass = 5 vs 2.6 in mk1-3pod
  • replaced [ModuleAnimateGeneric] with [ModuleLight]
  • [ModuleCommand]
    • add [defaultControlPointDisplayName]
    • add reverse ControlPoint
    • add [hibernation]
    • add [ElectricCharge] = 0.05 consumption
  • [ModuleReactionWheel]
    • reduce [ElectricCharge] consumption from 1.2 to 0.45 (which matches the mk1-3 pod)
  • [ModuleScienceExperiment]
    • localize with stock #
  • [ModuleScienceContainer]
    • localize with stock #
  • Add [ModuleLiftingSurface]
  • [LETlander2mX3]
  • Landing Pod
  • reduced [mass] from 2.75 to 1.75
    • mass = 2.75 vs 1.355 in mk2LanderCabin_v2
  • Updated
    • [ModuleAnimateGeneric] for lights
    • [crashTolerance] to 20 from 9 (matches mk2LanderCabin_v2)
    • [maxTemp] to 1200 from 1000 (matches mk2LanderCabin_v2)
  • [ModuleCommand]
    • add [defaultControlPointDisplayName]
    • add ControlPoint
    • Up
    • Forward
    • Reverse
    • add [hibernation]
    • add [ElectricCharge] = 0.05 consumption
  • [ModuleReactionWheel]
    • reduce [ElectricCharge] consumption from 0.75 to 0.45 (which matches the mk1-3 pod)
  • [ModuleScienceExperiment]
    • localize with stock #
  • [ModuleScienceContainer]
    • localize with stock #
  • Add [MonoPropellant] of 40 (to match mk2LanderCabin_v2)
  • [LETleg1.cfg]
  • Landing Leg
  • updated [ModuleLight]
  • because of issues, used [ModuleAnimateGeneric] in place of
    • [ModuleLandingLeg]
    • [ModuleWheelBogey]
    • [ModuleWheelLock]
    • [ModuleWheelDeployment]
    • [ModuleWheelSuspension]
    • [ModuleWheelBase]
  • [LETleg2.cfg]
  • Landing Leg
  • updated [ModuleLight]
  • because of issues, used [ModuleAnimateGeneric] in place of
    • [ModuleLandingLeg]
    • [ModuleWheelBogey]
    • [ModuleWheelLock]
    • [ModuleWheelDeployment]
    • [ModuleWheelSuspension]
    • [ModuleWheelBase]
  • [LETchuteR1.cfg]
  • Radial Parachute
  • update tags
  • Add [preferredStage] = PARACHUTESTAGE
  • [bulkheadProfiles] removed size1 leaving srf
  • [ModuleParachute]
    • Updated [chuteMaxTemp] to 1600 from 650
    • Added [machHeatMultBase] = 0.5
    • Added [chuteThermalMassPerArea] = 0.08
  • [LETchute1m.cfg]
  • Stack Parachute
  • update tags
  • Add [preferredStage] = PARACHUTESTAGE
  • [ModuleParachute]
    • Updated [chuteMaxTemp] to 1600 from 650
    • Added [machHeatMultBase] = 0.25
    • Added [chuteThermalMassPerArea] = 0.09
  • [LETchute2m.cfg]
  • Stack Parachute
  • update tags
  • Add [preferredStage] = PARACHUTESTAGE
  • [ModuleParachute]
    • Updated [chuteMaxTemp] to 1600 from 650
    • Added [machHeatMultBase] = 0.25
    • Added [chuteThermalMassPerArea] = 0.09
  • [LETladderD5m.cfg]
  • Telescoping ladder
  • Add
    • [emissiveConstant] = 0.08
    • Add [thermalMassModifier] = 3.0
  • [LETladderD8m.cfg]
  • Telescoping ladder
  • Add
    • [emissiveConstant] = 0.08
    • Add [thermalMassModifier] = 3.0
  • [LETladderF1m.cfg]
  • Radial (fixed) ladder
  • Add
    • [emissiveConstant] = 0.08
    • Add [thermalMassModifier] = 3.0
    • Adjust [maxTemp] from 1900 to 2000
  • [LETladderF2m.cfg]
  • Radial (fixed) ladder
  • Add
    • [emissiveConstant] = 0.08
    • Add [thermalMassModifier] = 3.0
    • Adjust [maxTemp] from 1900 to 2000
  • [LETladderF3m.cfg]
  • Radial (fixed) ladder
  • Add
    • [emissiveConstant] = 0.08
    • Add [thermalMassModifier] = 3.0
    • Adjust [maxTemp] from 1900 to 2000
  • [LETbay2mOct1.cfg]
  • Service Bay
    • Add [emissiveConstant] = 0.04
    • Add [thermalMassModifier] = 5.0
    • Adjust [maxTemp] from 2600 to 2900
    • Add
    • [ModuleConductionMultiplier]
    • [modifiedConductionFactor] = 0.001
    • [convectionFluxThreshold]= 500
  • [LETbay2mOct2.cfg]
  • Service Bay
    • Add [emissiveConstant] = 0.04
    • Add [thermalMassModifier] = 5.0
    • Adjust [maxTemp] from 2600 to 2900
    • Add
    • [ModuleConductionMultiplier]
    • [modifiedConductionFactor] = 0.001
    • [convectionFluxThreshold]= 500
  • [LETbay2mExp.cfg]
  • Service Bay (Rover Garage)
    • Add [emissiveConstant] = 0.04
    • Add [thermalMassModifier] = 5.0
    • Adjust [maxTemp] from 2600 to 2900
    • Add
    • [ModuleConductionMultiplier]
    • [modifiedConductionFactor] = 0.001
    • [convectionFluxThreshold]= 500
  • [LETladderF1m.cfg]
  • Radial Ladder
    • [maxTemp] increased to 1900 from 1800
    • Add [emissiveConstant] = 0.8
    • Add [thermalMassModifier] = 3
  • [LETladderF2m.cfg]
  • Radial Ladder
    • [maxTemp] increased to 2000 from 1900
    • Add [emissiveConstant] = 0.8
    • Add [thermalMassModifier] = 3
  • [LETladderF3m.cfg]
  • Radial Ladder
    • [maxTemp] increased to 2000 from 1900
    • Add [emissiveConstant] = 0.8
    • Add [thermalMassModifier] = 3
  • [LETladderD5m.cfg]
  • Retractable Ladder
    • Add [emissiveConstant] = 0.8
    • Add [thermalMassModifier] = 3
  • [LETladderD8m.cfg]
  • Retractable Ladder
    • Add [emissiveConstant] = 0.8
    • Add [thermalMassModifier] = 3

Part Localization

  • create agency
  • create /Localization/ folder
  • create [en-us.cfg]
  • create [quickstart.md]
  • create [readme.md]
  • Localized parts:
  • [LETladderF1m.cfg]
  • [LETladderF2m.cfg]
  • [LETladderF3m.cfg]
  • [LETladderD8m.cfg]
  • [LETladderD5m.cfg]
  • [LETchuteR1.cfg]
  • [LETchute2m.cfg]
  • [LETchute1m.cfg]
  • [LETbay2mOct2.cfg]
  • [LETbay2mOct1.cfg]
  • [LETbay2mExp.cfg]
  • [LETpod2m4k.cfg]
  • [LETlander2mX3.cfg]
  • [LETleg2.cfg]
  • [LETleg1.cfg]
  • closes #80 - Part Localization
  • closes #24 - Localization - English (United States) <en-us.cfg>
  • updates #6 - Adoption Documentation
  • updates #23 - Localization - Master
  • updates #65 #66, #67 #68 #69 #70 #71 #72 #73 #74 #75 #76 #77 #78 #79
  • updates #86 - Agent update

Update texture pointers

  • .mbm | .tga | .png -->.dds
  • updates #65 #66, #67 #68 #69 #70 #71 #72 #73 #74 #75 #76 #77 #78 #79

Relocated art assets

  • move textures and models into Assets/
  • update MODEL paths in part configs
  • updates #65 #66, #67 #68 #69 #70 #71 #72 #73 #74 #75 #76 #77 #78 #79

Part Thumbnail Images

  • thumbnail images list
  • [LETladderF2m.cfg]
  • [LETladderF1m.cfg]
  • [LETladderD8m.cfg]
  • [LETladderD5m.cfg]
  • [LETchuteR1.cfg]
  • [LETchute2m.cfg]
  • [LETchute1m.cfg]
  • [LETbay2mOct2.cfg]
  • [LETbay2mOct1.cfg]
  • [LETbay2mExp.cfg]
  • [LETpod2m4k.cfg]
  • [LETlander2mX3.cfg]
  • [LETleg2.cfg]
  • [LETleg1.cfg]
  • [LETladderF3m.cfg]
  • create [docs/PartThumbnails.md]
  • closes #81 - Part Thumbnail Images

Parts Missing Manufacturer

  • [LETleg2.cfg]
  • [LETchute1m.cfg]
  • [LETbay2mOct2.cfg]
  • [LETbay2mOct1.cfg]
  • [LETbay2mExp.cfg]
  • closes #82 - Parts Missing Manufacturer

Status

  • closes #8 - Release 0.5.0.0-adoption
  • closes #7 - Adoption - social media
  • closes #6 - Adoption Documentation
  • closes #5 - Adoption Legal MumboJumbo
  • closes #4 - Adoption - GitHub
  • closes #64 - Update Lithobrake Exploration Technologies (LET)

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Version 0.4 for Kerbal Space Program 1.9.1

Released on 2016-10-12

0.4 (2016-10-12) - KSP 1.2 Update.

  • Updated categories for many parts.

  • Added KSP 1.2 sound effects and additional variables for landing legs.

  • Added transmitter modules to command pods.

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Version 0.3.6 for Kerbal Space Program 1.1.3

Released on 2016-07-12

0.3.6 (2016-07-12) - Tweaks.

  • Added an optional experimental config for RealChute integration (for the radial chute only).

    • To enable, rename "GameData/LETech/Patches/LETech_RealChute.txt" to have "cfg" instead of "txt".
  • Removed references to "drogue" in the parachute tags.

  • Added parachute deployment sound effects, as per KSP 1.1.3.

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Version 0.3.5 for Kerbal Space Program 1.1.3

Released on 2016-04-23

0.3.5 (2016-04-22) - Transparency fix.

  • Fixed the "always transparent" problem for bays in the VAB.

  • Adjusted the "expanded" 2.5m bay to use transparency only on the doors.

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Version 0.3.4 for Kerbal Space Program 1.1

Released on 2016-04-17

0.3.4 (2016-04-17) - Tweaks.

  • Tweaked leg settings.

  • Moved leg wheel colliders to allow for more accurate aerodynamic occlusion.

  • Legs reduced in mass quite a bit.

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Version 0.3.3 for Kerbal Space Program 1.1

Released on 2016-04-01

0.3.3 (2016-04-01) - KSP 1.1 Hotfix

  • Landing leg suspension systems working again. Known issue: Feet float slightly.

  • Added search tags to parts.

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Version 0.3.2 for Kerbal Space Program 1.1

Released on 2016-03-30

0.3.2 (2016-03-29) - KSP 1.1 Hotfix

  • Landing legs updated to not be 100% deadly. Suspension still doesn't work, legs are rigid for now.

  • Moved MM configs to "Patches" folder.

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Version 0.3.1 for Kerbal Space Program 1.0.5

Released on 2016-02-17

0.3.1 (2016-01-11) - Tweaks.

  • X3 lander can mass increased.

  • Mass, fuel capacity, and cost increased for the "large" variant of the lander cargo bay.

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